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26 Jan 2023

Leeds City Council decides not to progress the introduction of parking charges in Leeds parks

Over the last few months, Leeds City Council has been looking at a number of options to tackle major financial pressures to establish a sustainable budget for 2023/24.  As part of this, consideration was being given to the possible introduction of parking charges at its major parks along with some community parks.

Parks and countryside

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30 Sep 2022

Important information regarding 2022 Leeds City Council public bonfires

Leeds City Council’s six annual bonfire and firework events will unfortunately not be taking place this year.  

Parks and countryside Safer Leeds

Leeds residents encouraged to play their part in tree-mendous city-wide tree planting project: Seed collection (4)

22 Sep 2022

Leeds residents encouraged to play their part in tree-mendous city-wide tree planting project

Leeds City Council is once again encouraging residents to get involved in an annual seed collection to help with the ambitious target of planting 5.8m trees over 25 years across the city.

Parks and countryside Climate change

Leeds parks awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as they are officially recognised as some of the country’s best parks: roundhayparklake-3

27 Jul 2022

Leeds parks awarded the coveted Green Flag Award as they are officially recognised as some of the country’s best parks

Leeds City Council has once again received the prestigious Green Flag award for seven of its parks and green spaces, including Golden Acre Park, Kirkstall Abbey, Middleton Park, Otley Chevin Forest Park, Pudsey Park, Roundhay Park and Temple Newsam Estate.

Parks and countryside Parks estates

Back of the net! New Multi Use Games Area opens in Gildersome: Lord Mayor of Leeds - Gildersome MUGA

17 Jun 2022

Back of the net! New Multi Use Games Area opens in Gildersome

A new Multi Use Games Area has opened its gates for the first time in Gildersome.

Parks and countryside Leisure and sport

Leeds City Council announces relaxed mowing schedule to be rolled out across more areas in the city: IMG-20220530-WA0004

08 Jun 2022

Leeds City Council announces relaxed mowing schedule to be rolled out across more areas in the city

Leeds City Council has announced that a relaxed mowing schedule will be rolled out across more areas in and around the city.

Parks and countryside Highways Climate change

Leeds Civic Leaders Plant Tree in Honour of Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee: Queens Green Canopy Golden Acre Group

11 Mar 2022

Leeds Civic Leaders Plant Tree in Honour of Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

In a civic ceremony attended by Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Sue Baker JP, on Friday (11th March 2022), the Lord Mayor of Leeds, Cllr. Asghar Khan, and Leader of Leeds City Council, Cllr. James Lewis planted a young Acer Palmatum (Atropurpureum) tree at Golden Acre Park to mark Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. 

Climate change Parks and countryside

Work has started on the transformation of the former South Leeds Golf Course: SLGC

31 Jan 2022

Work has started on the transformation of the former South Leeds Golf Course

Work has started at the former South Leeds golf course on the creation of a 48-hectare country park and green space.

Parks and countryside Climate change